The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 250 311 303
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 11 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.069% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.072% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 18
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
Senior Test Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the City of London region.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) QA
2 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) WebDriver
4 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) BDD
4 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
5 9 (52.94%) JIRA
5 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
6 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (47.06%) SDLC
6 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
6 8 (47.06%) ISEB
7 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (41.18%) SAP
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) TDD
7 7 (41.18%) JMeter
7 7 (41.18%) Ruby
7 7 (41.18%) WATIR
7 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
7 7 (41.18%) OWASP
7 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
7 7 (41.18%) API Testing
7 7 (41.18%) Rally

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) WebDriver
3 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) JMeter
4 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
4 7 (41.18%) WATIR
5 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
6 2 (11.76%) Appium
6 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (11.76%) jMock
6 2 (11.76%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) Semantic Web
2 2 (11.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) BDD
1 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
2 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) API Testing
4 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
4 7 (41.18%) OWASP
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Rally
1 7 (41.18%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk